* All times are based on Canada/Pacific PDT.

  • 8:00 AM

    Canada/Pacific

    8:00 AM - 9:00 AM PST
    Hall of History (registration/reception area)
      BREAKS & REFRESHMENTS

    Check-in & Registration

    9:00 AM

    Canada/Pacific

    9:00 AM - 10:00 AM PST
    AUDITORIUM
    Virtual
      PLENARY

    PLENARY ADDRESS: Francis Heylighen

    10:00 AM

    Canada/Pacific

    10:00 AM - 10:15 AM PST
      BREAKS & REFRESHMENTS

    Coffee / Break

    10:15 AM

    Canada/Pacific

    4 parallel sessions
    10:15 AM - 11:30 AM PST
    HOMEROOM
      EDUCATION
      PHILOSOPHY & ETHICS

    (1) Anne Clin / (2) Wolfgang Leidhold and Brian Swimme

    (1) Wikipedia: Leveraging the Global Collaborative Encyclopedia to Support Education and Knowledge-Sharing Around the World / (2) The Noosphere and its Experiential Evolution: A Look at History and Future Perspectives.

    10:15 AM - 11:30 AM PST
    I. SPROUL
      SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
      THEOLOGICAL & SPIRITUAL ENGAGEMENT

    (1) Ayeh Kashani / (2) John Smart

    (1) From Noosphere to Omega Point: Schelling, Grof, and the Experiential Birth of the Cosmic Christ / (2) Humanity, the Universe, and the Noosphere: An Evo-Devo Story

    10:15 AM - 11:30 AM PST
    R. SPROUL
      SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY

    (1) George Mobus / (2) Julian Gough

    (1) Ontogenesis and the Future of the Noosphere / (2) Did Our Universe Evolve? Rethinking the Noosphere in the Light of the Big Bang

    10:15 AM - 11:30 AM PST
    AUDITORIUM
    Virtual
      PHILOSOPHY & ETHICS
      SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
      THEOLOGICAL & SPIRITUAL ENGAGEMENT

    Michael Jacob, Ilia Delio, Terrence Deacon & Francis Heylighen

    Roundtable: Noospheric Consciousness: What Might That Be? How Can We Study It?

    11:30 AM

    Canada/Pacific

    11:30 AM - 11:45 AM PST
      BREAKS & REFRESHMENTS

    Break

    11:45 AM

    Canada/Pacific

    11:45 AM - 1:00 PM PST
    AUDITORIUM
    Virtual
      PLENARY

    LUNCHEON PLENARY: David Sloan Wilson

    The Science of the Noosphere Master Class: An Experiment in Worldview Evolution Note: A buffet lunch will be available in Slusser (to the back of the Auditorium) for those registered for meals. Live Stream: The live stream for luncheon & dinner speakers will commence 30 minutes after session start time. This speaker will begin at 12:15 PM PT.

    1:00 PM

    Canada/Pacific

    1:00 PM - 2:00 PM PST
    AUDITORIUM
    Virtual
      PLENARY

    PLENARY ADDRESS: Robert Wright

    How Right was Teilhard?

    2:00 PM

    Canada/Pacific

    2:00 PM - 2:15 PM PST
      BREAKS & REFRESHMENTS

    Coffee / Break

    2:15 PM

    Canada/Pacific

    3 parallel sessions
    2:15 PM - 3:30 PM PST
    HOMEROOM
      EDUCATION

    (1) Kimberley LaMarque Orman & Michael Pirson / (2) Carolyn Peterson / (3) Ellen Rigsby

    Human Energy Sponsored Research & Curricular Resources at Catholic Colleges & Universities: (1) Educating for Noospheric Consciousness / (2) Understanding the Noosphere: Young Adult Views / (3) Understanding the Noosphere Via Young Adults Views

    2:15 PM - 3:30 PM PST
    I. SPROUL
      SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY

    Parham Pourdavood & Michael Jacob

    Why Stop Here? Expanding the Scale of Life Through Noospheric Geography

    2:15 PM - 3:30 PM PST
    AUDITORIUM
    Virtual
      POSTERS

    POSTER SESSION

    Interact with Poster Authors to learn more about their research. Digital posters can be viewed remotely under "Abstracts & Posters" on the N2 site.

    3:30 PM

    Canada/Pacific

    3:30 PM - 3:45 PM PST
      BREAKS & REFRESHMENTS

    Coffee / Break

    3:45 PM

    Canada/Pacific

    3:45 PM - 4:45 PM PST
    AUDITORIUM
    Virtual
      PLENARY

    PLENARY ADDRESS: Brian Thomas Swimme, with Closing Remarks from Ben Kacyra, Terrence Deacon, and Sheila Hassell Hughes

    Noospheric Experience